The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Middleware Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware Engineer
UK
Rank 571 609 599
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Engineer 24 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.018% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.019% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 2
Median daily rate £425 £398 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £350 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £458 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £383 £295
% change year-on-year
-4.57% +29.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42409 47285 47247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.77% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27591 30033 29769
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1731 1882
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

Middleware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Middleware Engineer in the job title.

Middleware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Middleware Engineer within the UK.

Middleware Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Middleware Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Middleware Engineer within the UK.

Middleware Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +27 21 £425 +1.19% 4
London +12 10 £438 +10.06% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £290 -
North East - 4 £290 -
North West - 4 £425 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £290 -
South East +18 2 £365 -17.04%
Osterley +5 2 £438 -
Cheshire - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 £365 -
Warrington - 2 - -
City of London -6 1 £570 +20.00% 1
Sheffield - 1 £525 -
Crawley - 1 £370 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £525 -
Yorkshire - 1 £525 -

Middleware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, Middleware Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Middleware Engineer in the job title.

1 64 (100.00%) Middleware
2 43 (67.19%) Unix
3 39 (60.94%) Linux
4 34 (53.13%) Oracle
5 31 (48.44%) Perl
6 30 (46.88%) WebLogic
7 24 (37.50%) Solaris
8 23 (35.94%) ITIL
9 21 (32.81%) Tomcat
10 20 (31.25%) Apache
11 18 (28.13%) High Availability
12 17 (26.56%) Windows
12 17 (26.56%) Red Hat
13 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
13 16 (25.00%) Python
13 16 (25.00%) WebCenter
14 15 (23.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 14 (21.88%) E-Commerce
16 13 (20.31%) AIX
16 13 (20.31%) TCP/IP
16 13 (20.31%) Change Management
17 12 (18.75%) Firewall
17 12 (18.75%) DNS
17 12 (18.75%) IBM
17 12 (18.75%) Java
17 12 (18.75%) DevOps
18 11 (17.19%) JBoss
18 11 (17.19%) Service Management
18 11 (17.19%) WebSphere
19 10 (15.63%) Puppet

Middleware Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (46.88%) WebLogic
2 21 (32.81%) Tomcat
3 20 (31.25%) Apache
4 11 (17.19%) JBoss
4 11 (17.19%) WebSphere
5 6 (9.38%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (7.81%) IIS
6 5 (7.81%) nginx
7 4 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (4.69%) MQSeries
8 3 (4.69%) Oracle 10gAS
8 3 (4.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (3.13%) Confluence
9 2 (3.13%) Tuxedo
10 1 (1.56%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (1.56%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.13%) GitHub
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.56%) Boomi
3 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.31%) TCP/IP
2 12 (18.75%) DNS
2 12 (18.75%) Firewall
3 8 (12.50%) Internet
4 7 (10.94%) SSL
5 5 (7.81%) HTTP
5 5 (7.81%) Kerberos
5 5 (7.81%) LDAP
6 3 (4.69%) AMQP
6 3 (4.69%) Multicast
6 3 (4.69%) SAN
7 1 (1.56%) Intranet
7 1 (1.56%) SMTP
7 1 (1.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (15.63%) Jenkins
2 9 (14.06%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.38%) JIRA
4 5 (7.81%) Subversion
5 2 (3.13%) Maven
6 1 (1.56%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Dutch Language
3 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (100.00%) Middleware
2 16 (25.00%) WebCenter
3 8 (12.50%) J2EE
4 7 (10.94%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (9.38%) IBM Integration Bus
6 5 (7.81%) JSON
7 4 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (6.25%) RESTful
7 4 (6.25%) Software Packaging
8 3 (4.69%) TIBCO EMS
8 3 (4.69%) Ultra Messaging
9 2 (3.13%) .NET
10 1 (1.56%) REST
10 1 (1.56%) SOAP
10 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.25%) Device Driver
2 4 (6.25%) Digital TV
2 4 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (6.25%) Mathematics
2 4 (6.25%) STB
3 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.56%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 43 (67.19%) Unix
2 39 (60.94%) Linux
3 24 (37.50%) Solaris
4 17 (26.56%) Windows
5 15 (23.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (20.31%) AIX
7 9 (14.06%) Windows Server
8 6 (9.38%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (3.13%) OS/390
9 2 (3.13%) SUSE
9 2 (3.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.94%) ITIL
2 18 (28.13%) High Availability
3 14 (21.88%) E-Commerce
4 13 (20.31%) Change Management
5 12 (18.75%) DevOps
6 11 (17.19%) Service Management
7 9 (14.06%) Incident Management
8 7 (10.94%) Server Hardening
9 6 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (7.81%) OO
10 5 (7.81%) Problem Management
10 5 (7.81%) QMS
10 5 (7.81%) Release Management
10 5 (7.81%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (7.81%) Service Delivery
11 4 (6.25%) Functional Testing
11 4 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
11 4 (6.25%) Quality Management
11 4 (6.25%) SOA
11 4 (6.25%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (48.44%) Perl
2 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (25.00%) Python
3 12 (18.75%) Java
4 9 (14.06%) PowerShell
5 6 (9.38%) C
5 6 (9.38%) C++
6 5 (7.81%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.69%) Ruby
7 3 (4.69%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.13%) Jython
9 1 (1.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) Degree
2 4 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (6.25%) ISO 9001
1 4 (6.25%) PCI DSS
1 4 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.56%) Docker
2 1 (1.56%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (15.63%) Puppet
2 7 (10.94%) SELinux
3 4 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 34 (53.13%) Oracle
2 17 (26.56%) Red Hat
3 12 (18.75%) IBM
4 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
5 7 (10.94%) VMware
6 6 (9.38%) HP
6 6 (9.38%) ServiceNow
7 4 (6.25%) CA
7 4 (6.25%) F5
7 4 (6.25%) FatWire
7 4 (6.25%) Informatica
8 3 (4.69%) TIBCO
9 2 (3.13%) MuleSoft
9 2 (3.13%) Software AG
9 2 (3.13%) Splunk
9 2 (3.13%) webMethods
10 1 (1.56%) Axway
10 1 (1.56%) Dell
10 1 (1.56%) NetSuite
10 1 (1.56%) Siebel
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